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NOUN   a jackdaw | jackdaws
SYNO Corvus monedula | daw | jackdaw
western jackdaw {noun} [Coloeus monedula, syn.: Corvus monedula]чавка {ж}
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Translation for 'jackdaw' from English to Bulgarian

western jackdaw {noun} [Coloeus monedula, syn.: Corvus monedula]
чавка {ж}
Usage Examples English
  • The pied currawong's binomial names were derived from the Latin "strepera", meaning "noisy", and "graculina" for resembling a jackdaw.
  • The Daurian jackdaw ("Coloeus dauuricus") is a bird in the crow family, Corvidae, native to eastern Asia.
  • Although the jackdaw and Alpine chough share its range, the jackdaw is smaller and has unglossed grey plumage, and the Alpine chough has a short yellow bill.
  • The place-name 'Kaber' is first attested in the "Register of the Priory of Wetherhal", circa 1195, where it appears as "Kaberge". The name means 'jackdaw hill'.
  • The surname is based on jackdaw bird species that has kavka as its name in Czech and Slovak languages.
  • The 20th-century witch Sybil Leek claimed to be a descendant of Leigh's, and took to keeping a jackdaw, named Mr Hotfoot Jackson, around with her, as Leigh had done.
  • A subspecies of the Western jackdaw, "Corvus monedula soemmerringii", living in north-eastern Europe and north and central Asia, was named after Sömmering in 1811 by Johann Fischer von Waldheim.
  • Velma has a personal secretary, Jackson Jackdaw, an anthropomorphic jackdaw.
  • The birds are central to the plot of the 2022 novel Red Bird. Unlike other depictions, the birds are here depicted as murderous and carnivorous jackdaw like creatures.
  • The Obi paradise-crow's scientific name is "Lycocorax obiensis", consisting of "Lycocorax", meaning "jackdaw-crow", which refers to its overall crow-like appearance of a jackdaw, and "obiensis" which refers to the Obi Islands where the birds are found.
  • "Jackdaw Summer" (US. title "Raven Summer") is a 2008 book by David Almond. It is about two boys, Liam and Max, who, on following a jackdaw, find an abandoned baby.
  • As an English surname, Chow originated as a nickname, from Middle English [...] , meaning "chough" or "jackdaw".
  • "Gragulus" refers to a jackdaw ([...] in Latin), which is displayed on the bronze coins of the only known Antestius with this cognomen.
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